The people behind the
great ideas at MWE.
Debra Oster, CPA - Director
Debbie started with MWE in 1978 while attending Hofstra University and has been here ever since. In addition to her client responsibilities, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department, advising the firm on current developments, implementing new firm practices and procedures, and acting as the liaison with the IT department regarding tax processing software and electronic filing. She was actively involved in the firm’s transition to a "paperless" environment. She is also a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee.
Debbie services a diverse client base in various industries including, Real Estate, Manufacturing and High Net Worth Individuals.
In addition to receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Hofstra, Debbie also has a Master’s in Taxation from CW Post and was awarded her CPA in 1982. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and on the Board of Directors for both the Inwood Country Club and her Condo Association.
- September 13, 2021IRS Announces Tax Relief for New York & New Jersey Victims of Remnants of Hurricane Ida
Updated September 14, 2021 The IRS has recently announced that victims of remnants of Hurricane Ida that began September 1, 2021, now have until January 3, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.
- August 9, 2021Baker Tilly Expands in New York with Acquisition of Margolin, Winer & Evens
NEW YORK (Aug.9, 2021) – Leading advisory CPA firm Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) announces its intent to acquire New York-based Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP (MWE), one of the largest regional accounting and business advisory firms in the Northeast.
- June 1, 2021Eligible Parents Will Begin Receiving Advance Child Tax Credits July 15
The 2021 advance child tax credit (CTC) payments, which were established under a recent law, will begin being made on July 15, 2021, the IRS announced.The tax agency also stated that “roughly 39 million households — covering 88% of children in the United States — are slated to begin receiving monthly payments without…
- May 6, 2021The American Families Plan: Here’s What You Should Know About President Biden’s Proposal
President Biden has proposed tax legislation which could significantly impact many individuals and businesses if enacted.In his April 28, 2021 address, President Biden discussed some of the proposals in his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan (AFP), which would make sweeping changes to some of the tax provisions enacted in the Tax Cuts and…
- April 1, 2021Big Changes to the Child Credit for 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act(ARPA) significantly liberalizes the rules for the federal child tax credit, which means more money in the pockets of eligible parents this year.However, the liberalizations are only for the 2021 tax year.